Fantasia Announces Headlining North American Tour with Robin Thicke, Tank, and The Bonfyre

GRAMMY-WINNING, MULTI-PLATINUM SINGER, SONGWRITER

FANTASIA

Announces Headlining North American Tour with Robin Thicke, Tank, and The Bonfyre

to the Martin Luther King Jr. Arena on Saturday, November 30, 2019

Tickets on sale August 23

FANTASIA RELEASES FIERY NEW SINGLE

“PTSD”

FEATURING T-PAIN OUT FRIDAY

Savannah, GA, September 16, 2019 – Having one of the most revered voices in music, co-signed by music icons Aretha Franklin, Patti LaBelle, Chaka Khan, Fantasia makes quite the return as she announces a stellar 29-city, North American tour she headlines with Robin Thicke, Tank, and The Bonfyre. Fans will hear their favorite Fantasia hits along with a first-live-listen of songs from her soon-to-be-released 7th studio album, Sketchbook — set for an October release via Rock Soul/BMG. You won’t want to miss this star-studded group as they touch most of the major cities around the country. Tickets go on sale Friday, August 23 at 10 am.  Purchase tickets online at www.SavannahCivic.com, by phone at 1(800)514-3849 or in person at the Savannah Civic Center Box Office. For more information on tour details including special VIP packages, visit www.FantasiaOfficial.com.

The announcements do not cease here, with the exuberating release of her second single “PTSD” featuring T-Pain. While remaining sexy and provocative with its infectious, laid-back beat, “PTSDspeaks to good riddance of a love that is far from conducive to your mental-health stability.

PTSD”  serves  as  the  sophomore  single  after  the  release  of  “Enough,”  which peaked at number two on the Billboard Adult R&B charts, was featured on both Spotify’s  New  Music  Friday  and  Apple  Music’s  R&B  Hot  Tracks  playlists,  and garnered a hail of praise after Fantasia’s invigorating performance of the single at the 2019 BET Awards. Acclaimed as doing “Anita and Whitney proud,” and giving “real rhythm and blues, old soul power love R&B feel” “Enough” grabbed the ear of the masses. “PTSD” is set to do the same with its sultry, potent feel that everyone can connect to. Both tracks give a gratifying glimpse into the direction Fantasia is taking for the highly-anticipated album Sketchbook.

North Carolina native Fantasia broke onto the scene in 2004 as the season three winner of Fox’s American Idol. Later that year, she released her platinum-selling debut album Free Yourself and became the first artist in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 chart to debut at #1 with her first single, “I Believe.” The singer’s eponymous sophomore effort, released in 2006, featured the #1 R&B single “When I See U,” and reached gold status. In 2010, Fantasia earned her first ever Grammy Award for the hit single “Bittersweet,” off her critically acclaimed third album Back to Me.  Side Effects of You followed in 2013, debuting at #1 on the Billboard R&B Albums Chart and #2 on the Billboard Top 200. On July 29, 2016, Fantasia released her fifth studio album,  The  Definition  Of….,  which  became  her  third  consecutive  #1  R&B  album debut,  her  fourth  top  ten  debut  on  the  Billboard  200,  and  earned  her  another Grammy nomination for Best Traditional R&B Performance.

In addition to being a mainstay in music, Fantasia adds author and actress, to her growing list of accomplishments. In 2006, she released her New York Times best- selling memoir, Life Is Not a Fairytale, and starred as herself in the Lifetime movie of the same name. In 2007, Fantasia landed the coveted role of Celie in Broadway’s “The Color Purple” for which she won a Theater World Award. Fantasia returned to Broadway  in  2013  as  the  first  celebrity  engagement  in  After  Midnight,  a  dance- focused  musical  that  celebrated  Harlem’s  iconic  Cotton  Club  during  the  Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s and’30s. After receiving rave reviews, Fantasia joined the cast of After Midnight for a second run in May 2014.

Fantasia PR: Chris Chambers: 212-366-5801             chris@thechambergroup.com

Robin Thicke PR: Alexandra Berkmen:805-708-9923                 ab@rocnation.com

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